At least 12 tourists injured at Kimberley’s famous Horizontal Falls after a sight-seeing trip went horribly wrong have been flown into Perth before being taken to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment.
Sarah Steger, Jane Murphy, Tim Clarke and Shannon Hampton
When the current is at its strongest, mid-tide, and Horizontal Falls is pumping, it’s a formidable little stretch of water - known by its nickname, ‘The Horries’.
Police are investigating if a rock caused the horror boating accident at Kimberley’s famous Horizontal Falls that seriously injured twelve people as they were pitched into crocodile-infested waters.
Twelve people are in a serious condition and are expected to be flown to Perth later this evening after being thrown into crocodile-infested waters in a boating incident at the famous Horizontal Falls.
Horizontal Falls is a stunning natural wonder, created when fast-moving water squeezes between two narrow gorges of the McClarty Range. But a boat ride through the falls is not without its danger.
There are concerns up to 28 people have been injured in a boating accident in WA’s north-west. Initial reports suggest the vessel, believed to be a tour boat, may have capsized at Horizontal Falls.
Economist turned Kununurra teacher Caroline Constant has been recognised for her tireless work educating our youth, receiving the Curtin University award for academic and professional excellence.
A 41-year-old Broome man has faced court over a string of child sex offences alleged to have occurred at the weekend.
A popular birdwatching hotspot on Roebuck Bay has opened its brand new Discovery Centre, giving locals and tourists the perfect location to nest.
Music and cheers could be heard across Cable Beach last Sunday as netballers of all ages and skill levels came together for the annual fundraising event Nets On The Beach.
Marking 130 years since the town’s first race meet, owners, jockeys and horses are gearing up for another gangbuster year at Broome Turf Club’s iconic Gantheaume Point track.
Opening hours have been reduced further at the crime-rattled Wyndham District Hospital despite the State Government announcing extra funding to keep emergency departments staffed in the Kimberley.
The ATSB has revealed it expects to publish the final report into the 2020 Broome helicopter crash which killed a prominent Kimberley tourism identity and a 12-year-old girl in July.
Children in the Kimberley are set to benefit from three new residential care homes, aimed at ensuring informed therapeutic care for vulnerable and at-risk youth in the region.
The old Scouts Hall on Orr Street will soon be taken over by the Kimberley Arts Network after securing the lease of the facility.
Seven West Australians are preparing to dive into preparations for Birmingham after being selected in Australia’s Commonwealth Games swimming team.
Ben Smith and Sam Jones
It was down to the wire in the clash between Yiyili Powers and the Waringarri Crows, with the Powers inching out the Crows for the win.
A Kimberley nurse has resigned from their position and left the remote community they were serving after becoming fed up with continued break-ins and violent threats.
While a new Government stepped into office at the weekend, parents in an East Kimberley town were at a crossroads having received word another childcare centre would close due to the staffing drought.
The Shire of Broome is inviting community members to air their grievances and contribute ideas through the community scorecard survey, helping to shape the town’s priority list.
The Broome Jets have defeated the South Hedland Cougars in a pre-season North West Rugby League friendly, coming back at half-time to take the win after a rocky start.
Two undefeated teams went head-to-head in Round 4 over the weekend resulting in a narrow clash.
A sea of green took over Cable Beach on Sunday afternoon with dozens of Broomies heading down for a dance party in support of local six-year-old Kelsie Stewart, who was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition.
North West aviation company Aviair has welcomed State Budget measures to support the expansion of the Inter Regional Flight Network, currently operating between Karratha, Newman, Port Hedland and Broome.
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